Overview | Privacy Impact Assessment
Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) as a Service is a software supported, workshop-based consulting service. The service offers privacy and data protection risk assessments for products, services and business functions. Conducting a PIA helps to assess your organisation’s current and planned operations impact on privacy.
Privacy Impact Assessment as a Service refers to a consulting service where a chosen target is assessed against an applicable baseline criterion by our privacy specialist. The assessments are always supported by our software, resulting in an easy and effective execution, as well as a customized privacy impact assessment report.
PIA can also be provided as a fully independent software solution, Privacy Impact Assessment tool.
ProcessThe service is carried out as a process, which usually includes following steps:
- Planning – Defining the scope and target of assessment
- Data gathering – Collecting data about the chosen target
- Reporting – Delivery of final report
PIA has proven to be effective and useful for understanding and assessing the risks related to personal data processing operations. Conducting a PIA implements risk-based approach and demonstrates compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy Impact Assessment as a Service:
- Measure current compliance against GDPR & other relevant legislation
- Identify & prioritize privacy risks
- Define controls to mitigate risks
- Demonstrate compliance
BenefitsPrivacy Impact Assessment as a service, conducted by our privacy specialists has following benefits:
- A high-quality PIA conducted by experienced privacy specialist
- Implement risk-based approach and demonstrate compliance
- Tested baseline criteria to benchmark all operations from a consumer or employee perspective
- A final report, which includes executive summary, compliance metrics, prioritized risks and an action plan to mitigate risks
PIA is suitable for all sizes of organizations and businesses.
Other Assessment Services
If your organization process personal data in a way that is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, see our Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) as a Service. DPIA as a service is a workshop based consulting service conducted by our experienced privacy specialist. Also, we offer PIA as a software solution, Privacy Impact Assessment Tool.
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